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Horse-drawn tramway between The Hague and Scheveningen

Did you know that the first horse-drawn tramway in the Netherlands dates back to 1864? This service operated between The Hague and Scheveningen until...
Did you know that the neo-Gothic fountain at Binnenhof in The Hague was originally designed for the World Exhibition in Amsterdam in 1883?

The remarkable story of the Binnenhof Fountain

Did you know that the fountain at the Binnenhof in The Hague was originally designed for the World Exhibition in Amsterdam in 1883? Currently...
Did you know that Hotel Corona is the oldest four-star hotel in The Hague? It is located right in the middle of the lively city center, on the Buitenhof square.

The oldest 4-star hotel in The Hague: Hotel Corona

Did you know that Hotel Corona is the oldest four-star hotel in The Hague? It is located right in the middle of the lively...
The Hague

Newly renovated The Hague Central Station

Did you know that after years of renovation The Hague's modernized Central Station officially opens tomorrow? The terminal is currently used by 190,000 passengers...
Mobarak Mosque in The Hague

The oldest mosque in the Netherlands

Did you know that the Mobarak Mosque in The Hague is the Netherlands' oldest purpose-built mosque (1955)? Today there are around 450 to 500 mosques...
Prinsjesdag

Prinsjesdag & the King’s Speech

Did you know that every year on the third Tuesday of September is Prinsjesdag (Budget Day) in the Netherlands? This is an important ceremonial day...
Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and autumn? The crown jewel of the Clingendael estate can be visited this autumn from 14 to 29 October 10.00-16.00. Free entrance!

Japanse Garden: Autumn splendor in The Hague

Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and...
Panorama Mesdag

Panorama Mesdag 360° painting

Did you know that Panorama Mesdag is the largest painting in the Netherlands? The 360° painting by Hendrik Willem Mesdag (1831-1915) is more than...
Capsule Hotel

Spend the night in a survival pod in Scheveningen

Did you know that you can spend the night in a survival pod in Scheveningen? The orange capsule with blue interior is designed by...
Vermeer The girl with a pearl earring

Dutch Mona Lisa by Vermeer

Did you know that the painting 'The girl with a pearl earring' by Johannes Vermeer has an estimated value of €300,000,000? The painting is...